Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST)

Definition - What does Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) mean?

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test is designed to measure your basic math and verbal skills to determine your readiness for entry-level jobs that involves mathematical calculations, oral and written communications skills. This test is usually administered by hiring personnel to job applicants. You can also use this test as a benchmark to determine program eligibility as well as ensuring prospective employees have the necessary skills to participate in quality assurance initiatives.

Testopedia explains Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST)

The Wonderlic Basic Skills Test is basically a way to certify that you have the necessary skills to do well in an entry level position where you are expected to communicate in orally or in written form, as well as do some basic calculations. There are two parts of the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test that you can either take together or separately: the Quantitative and the Verbal Test. On top of the General Educational Development level, applied, explicit and interpretive quantitative skills are also measured, as well as the following verbal areas:
  • Word Knowledge
  • Information Retrieval
  • Sentence Construction

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